Ryder System Continuous Improvement Engineering Intern in NOVI, Michigan

Position Description

As a Continuous Improvement Engineering Intern you will be assigned to support the Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial (AAI) Vertical in continuous improvement, data analysis, and industrial engineering efforts.

Preferred Skillset:

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering (or related area)

  • Data Analysis and reporting

  • AutoCAD or other design tools

  • Knowledge of lean principles/methodologies

Work Outline:

  • Perform data analysis to identify trends and drive continuous improvement activities.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide quality information and make recommendations.

  • Develop Standard Work instructions

  • Provide support for Engineering activities and unscheduled requests.


  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics or equivalent

  • Candidate must be at the junior level or higher in curriculum

  • (3rd year in a four-year program) Demonstrated proficiency of computer skills Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Word


  • In addition the candidate must posses the following: Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Acute attention to detail and analytical acumen

  • Demonstrated influencing and partnering skills Self-starter, able to accomplish tasks on own initiative

  • Demonstrated ability to drive business results Involvement in outside activities and engineering societies are desired


  • Interns will spend 10-15 weeks working on projects under the supervision of an experienced Engineer

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2019-68439

Category Engineering

Employment Type Ryder Temp Employee (3)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9991